The plan will be to get an early start (~7am meetup in NW Calgary) to scramble up Ghost Peak (aka Kink Peak), north of the true Ghost River area. The weather forecast looks reasonable, but there is a chance of rain in the afternoon.Expect a 16 km round trip day with 1000 m of elevation gain, with travel through moderate scrambling terrain. If we have time, energy and the weather is good, we can extend the day to bag Sheep Meadow Mountain (aka Fallen Peak). Note that the approach has a marshy section - a change of shoes & socks may be a good idea.
Beta from Explor8ion: https://www.explor8ion.com/2017/11/11/kink-ghost-peak/
Required Items to Bring:
Backpack, water, food, helmet, some warm layers, some waterproof layers.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Poles, change of socks (there are some marshy bits to hike through), camera, sunscreen.
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Registration for this event closed on Saturday, May 27, 2023 at 05:00 PM.